Definition of bruschetta in English:

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bruschetta

Pronunciation: /brʊˈskɛtə/

noun

[mass noun]
Toasted Italian bread drenched in olive oil and served typically with garlic or tomatoes.
Example sentences
  • From jumbo chicken wings or warm chicken salad around the €8 mark to garlic ciabatta bread and bruschetta for €2.45 and €3.75, they also won't break the bank.
  • Minestrone with garlic bread bruschetta, buffalo mozzarella pizza, and homemade cannelloni would be followed by a selection of main courses including Chilean sea bass, tiger prawns, and rosemary spring chicken.
  • For starters, there were stonebaked garlic bread, bruschetta and tomato and mozzarella salad, at around the £3.50 mark.

Usage

Note that bruschetta is spelled with -sche- in the middle but pronounced -ske-.

Origin

Italian, from bruscare 'to toast'.

Words that rhyme with bruschetta

abetter, begetter, better, bettor, biretta, carburettor (US carburetor), debtor, feta, fetter, forgetter, getter, go-getter, Greta, Henrietta, letter, Loretta, mantelletta, operetta, petter, Quetta, setter, sinfonietta, sweater, upsetter, Valletta, vendetta, whetter
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